Instructions for full paper submission on ConfTool platform

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FULL PAPER SUPPLEMENTARY CALL

In the supplementary call of 18  November you do not submit an abstract first, but just a full paper.

 

Templates to be used for full paper submission

Papers submitted to FAIM2021 undergo a double blind reviewing procedure.

Papers submitted in the SUPPLEMENTARY CALL, if accepted, will be published in Procedia Manufacturing journal by Elsevier, which may be regarded as the Conference's Proceedings.


Picture 2 submission Proceedia Manufacturing
Use the PROMFG_FAIM_2020_DOC_Templates. This ZIP file contains macro enabled template file PROMFG_FAIM2020_Doc_Template.docm in which you should insert your manuscript using the available document styles. It also contains the corresponding pdf file for verification purposes.

If you prefer Latex, use the PROMFG_FAIM_2020_Tex_Templates. This ZIP file contains “PROMFG_FAIM2020.tex” template file in which you should insert your manuscript and compile it with a Latex tool. It also contains the corresponding pdf file for verification purposes.

Follow the instructions in the template files. Note that abstracts should be 150 words long at the most. Auxilliary generic author guidelines are available here (please ignore single column format). A maximum page length of 8 pages applies, extra pages being strongly discouraged and involving a charge of 5€ per page.

Important note: all submitted papers will undergo a double-blind review process. Therefore, neither author data nor affiliation information should be entered in the manuscript, but only Author_1, Author_2, Author_3 etc. standing for the actual authors' names and, similarly, Affiliation_1, Affiliation_2 etc. standing for the actual affiliations. The actual data will be entered in a follow up phase where camera ready copies will be prepared.

Final upload instructions of accepted manuscripts are available here for the normal call and  HERE for the supplementary call and should be followed after reviewing and acceptance of your paper.

There is always the possibility for high quality papers already published in Procedia Manufacturing to be extended and submitted after the Conference to special issues of four further Journals, see Journal Publications submenu for details.

Please note that each and every paper has to be presented at the Conference by one of its authors in person who must register, otherwise it will not be published in the Proceedings (Procedia Manufacturing or other collaborating Journals). Any registered author can present a maximum of two papers. Publication fee for the first paper is included in the Conference fees, whereas for the second one it is extra. Please refer to Fees menu.

The following instructions pertain to the Fast Track publications in IJAMT and RCIM Journals which were availalbe only in the original / normal Call, so please ignore them if you are submitting in the framework of the Supplementary Call.

Alternatively, papers may be submitted to International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Springer) or Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Elsevier) through a fast-track reviewing process. In the event of a negative outcome of the reviewing process, the paper should be reformatted and submitted to Procedia Manufacturing. Thus, to avoid disappointment and extra formatting work, authors should opt for these journals, only if they believe that their papers' standard is high enough.

The corresponding author guidelines and submission formats have to be used in each case as described next. 

Picture 3 submissionInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IF 2018: 2.496)
Follow author guidelines, but submit manuscript on Conftool FAIM2020 site.
All submitted papers will undergo a first screening by FAIM2020 Chairs and then by the journal’s reviewers.

In case of manuscript rejection, the authors may reformat it to Procedia Manufacturing standards and resubmit it for reviewing. 

In ConfTool platform, a special topic FT1 Fast track: IJAMT has been created. This is compulsory to select in order to indicate IJAMT preference in addition to two additional topics describing the center of gravity of the paper.

  

Picture 4 submission

Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (IF 2018: 4.392)
Follow author guidelines, but submit manuscript on Conftool FAIM2020 site.
All submitted papers will undergo a first screening by FAIM2020 Chairs and then by the journal’s  reviewers.

In case of manuscript rejection, the authors may reformat it to Procedia Manufacturing standards and resubmit it for reviewing. 

In ConfTool platform, a special topic FT2 Fast track: RCIM has been created. This is compulsory to select in order to indicate IJAMT preference in addition to two additional topics describing the center of gravity of the paper.

 

Picture5 submission